The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 291 338 324
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 9 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.079% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.085% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 7
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,750 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Senior Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9379 11763 10871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.49% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8047 9959 9358
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,450 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
4 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) Capybara
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Calabash
3 1 (6.25%) NeoLoad
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) XSL
2 1 (6.25%) XHTML
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Social Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) XPath
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) CGEIT
1 1 (6.25%) CRISC
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
2 1 (6.25%) Val IT
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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